Cell, Tissue and Disease

3rd Edition

The Basis of Pathology

Author:

  • Katherine Woolf
    • Print ISBN 9780702024788

    Table of Contents

    The nature of pathology
    Cell injury and its manifestations
    Cell and tissue death
    Acute inflammation I: introduction
    Acute inflammation II: cellular events and chemical mediators
    Factors that modify the immune response
    The natural history of acute inflammation I: healing
    The natural history of acute inflammation II: wound healing
    The natural history of acute inflammation III: chronicity
    The immune system
    Disorders related to the immune system
    Autoimmune disease
    Transplantation and the major histocompatability complex
    Granulomatous inflammation
    Some specific granulomatous disorders
    Amyloid and amyloidosis
    General pathology of viral infections
    Atherosclerosis
    Thrombosis
    Embolism
    Ischaemia and infarction
    Abnormal accumulation of fluid and disorders of blood distribution
    Pigmentation and heterotropic calcification
    Neoplasia: disorders of cell proliferation and differentiation
    Non-neoplastic disturbance in cell growth and proliferation
    Cell proliferation and differentiation in relation to neoplasia
    Relationship of neoplastic cells with their environment: tumour spread
    Effects of neoplasms on the host
    Effect of the host on neoplasms
    Oncogenesis and the molecular biology of cancer
    Oncogenesis
    Genetic disorders
    Single gene defects

    Details

    No. of pages:
    594
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2000
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders Ltd.
    Print ISBN:
    9780702024788